Heading to Ras Al Khaimah for the weekend? Try the new beach barbecue at Breakers Beach Bar and Lounge at Cove Rotana every Thursday and Friday evening. Dig into freshly grilled meats with an optional drinks package. Dhs79 (food only), Dhs150 (three-hours of beverages). Thu-Fri 5pm-9pm. Ongoing.
In the mood for some Asian treats for dinner, but watching the dirhams? Head to Sho Cho at Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa to make the most of your money. Every Monday you can indulge in unlimited dishes from 7pm to 11pm, with packages starting from Dhs150. Plus, happy hour runs from 6pm until 9pm, when house beverages cost just Dhs30. With those bargains and that delightful terrace for al fresco evenings, we can’t think of a better place to spend a laid-back Monday evening. From Dhs150. Mon 7pm-11pm.
Fans of Nobu, you’re in for a treat. Throughout November you can take advantage of a special set menu at the world-famous Japanese restaurant. Enjoy a three-course menu for Dhs350 as part of Atlantis The Palm’s Restaurant Month. You’ll get a range of starters such as Nobu edamame, salmon new style and tuna with matsuhisa dressing. You’ll also be treated to the popular miso black cod dish for mains, finished off with mochi ice cream for dessert. Dhs350. Sat-wed 6pm-11.30pm; Thu-Fri 6pm-12.30am. Until Nov 31.
Perspective: Art Exhibition is now on show at Le Patio, the courtyard of the St. Regis Dubai. It will run for two months and is the fourth instalment of the series. The exhibition will feature work from artists across the globe, including the pictured piece by UK-based Vineta Sayer as well as by Anga from France, Zakia Kurdi from Syria and French-Moroccan artist, Wafa El Hilali. “We look forward adorning the Parisian-inspired courtyard with the creations of these renowned international artists,” says Faiek El Saadani of the hotel.
If you’re unfamiliar with Ethiopian cuisine (and given its scarcity in Dubai you’d be forgiven for being so), Gursha at Club Vista Mare is an excellent place to embark on your education. Enjoy the views across the sea and dig into a range of traditional dishes, sharing platters and desserts at this new brunch. Dhs250 (soft drinks), Dhs350 (house beverages). Fri 12.30pm-4.30pm. Ongoing.
As the weather has cooled, Tamanya Terrace has revamped its ladies’ night. Head there after work on a Tuesday and you’ll get three free drinks, plus 50 percent off the food menu. Dishes include pan-fried salmon with mashed potatoes (Dhs85) and mini beef sliders with fries (Dhs49). Or opt for a sharing platter for two for Dhs100 including samosas, calamari and more. Free. Tue 6pm-midnight. Ongoing.
There’s a fresh new ladies’ day at Wet Deck at W Dubai. Every Tuesday ladies get free pool access, with the first 100 women to arrive receiving a complimentary mixed drink. There’s also a live DJ playing a mix of old-school R&B, house and more. Gather the gals and head to the party. Free. Tue 10am-7pm.
Whether you’re after a quick back and neck de-stress or a full-body massage designed to get rid of those knots, all treatments on the new SensAsia express menu are available in under 45 minutes, and cost no more than Dhs310. From Dhs135. Sun-Thu 10am-6pm. Ongoing. Various locations including Golden Mile Galleria, Palm Jumeirah, www.sensasiaspas.com.
Fancy something different on your weekend? Try FootGolf at Address Montgomerie. There’s also a Sunday promotion for U By Emaar holders for Dhs50 rather than Dhs120 every Sunday from 7am to 8.30pm. Dhs130. Daily 7am-8.30pm. Ongoing.
It’s the biggest weekend in the UAE calendar, and it’s finally here. Get ready for world-class motor racing, and, if you’re not a petrol head, there’s a wealth of gigs, after-parties, brunches and more to enjoy. Headline acts include Calvin Harris on Thursday November 23, as well as J. Cole (Friday November 24), Mumford & Sons (Saturday November 25) and P!NK (Sunday November 26). Don’t miss it.